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Sanilac County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 41,983 (10% urban, 90% rural); it was 44,547 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,919
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,820
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,812
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,393 (it was 3,059 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Land area: 964 sq. mi.

Water area: 626.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sanilac County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.4%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Sanilac County, MI (2017)
    • 39,19688.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6163.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4991.1%Two or more races
    • 2070.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1540.3%Asian alone
    • 880.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 20,896  (49.8%)
Females: 21,087  (50.2%)
Average household size:
Sanilac County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,434 ($36,870 in 1999)
This county:

$45,434
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $510 (lower quartile is $391, upper quartile is $644)
This county:

$510
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,456 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Sanilac:

$128,456
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,072 - $177,771

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $158,642
Here:

$158,642
State:

$200,684

Townhouses or other attached units: $235,829
Here:

$235,829
State:

$176,879

In 2-unit structures: $141,360
Here:

$141,360
State:

$141,485

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,169
Here:

$151,169
State:

$149,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,245
Here:

$166,245
State:

$150,425

Mobile homes: $50,490
Here:

$50,490
State:

$52,615

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $84,359
Here:

$84,359
State:

$114,967

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $386

Institutionalized population: 311

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 138
  • Auto thefts: 19

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 203 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 1998: 229 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 231 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 218 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2005: 91 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2006: 93 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $123,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sanilac, MI residents
Average permit cost in Sanilac, MI
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,397 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,330 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Sanilac, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sanilac, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sanilac, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
Sanilac County:

13.7%
Michigan:

14.2%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.1% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.9 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 45.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 26.1 years old, American Indian residents: 38.7 years old, Asian residents: 41.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 37.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sanilac County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $708 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sandusky, Croswell, Marlette, Brown City, Lexington, Deckerville, Port Sanilac, Peck, Carsonville, Snover.

Sanilac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Michigan:

4.4%

Unemployment by year in Sanilac, MI
County total employment by year in Sanilac, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Sanilac, MI

Current college students: 1,231
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 659 (64.0% naturalized citizens)

Sanilac County:

1.6%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 972000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 791970 to 1979
  • 402Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.6%

Sanilac County marital status for males Sanilac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,791
  • One, attached: 219
  • Two: 267
  • 3 or 4: 249
  • 5 to 9: 594
  • 10 to 19: 170
  • 20 to 49: 294
  • 50 or more: 87
  • Mobile homes: 2,439
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Sanilac County with a mortgage: 7,051 (110 second mortgage, 539 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,727

Here:

53.8% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sanilac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,46010
Evangelical Protestant5,23340
Mainline Protestant4,22231
Other8137
None25,386-
Sanilac County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Sanilac County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Sanilac County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sanilac County:

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

30.9%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Sanilac County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,826
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $225.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,373
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $128,298
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.42%
Corn for grain: 78403 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34100 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 125267 harvested acres
Vegetables: 259 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 147 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sanilac County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Sanilac County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 213.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 363.4 miles away from Sanilac County center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1996 to July 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1128: July 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1128, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3030: February 05, 1977, FEMA Id: 3030, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 12, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-371: April 12, 1973, FEMA Id: 371, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Sanilac County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sanilac

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,311 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,152 (7.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 84 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 112 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 684 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,238 (8.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (21%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • France (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Netherlands (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sanilac County


  • German (25%)
  • American (11%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Sanilac County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 241 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 120 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 76 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Sanilac County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 219 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,484.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.43% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($31,473 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($8,022 average AGI)
Sanilac County:

1.00%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, MI  1.32% ($36,251 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.67% ($41,776)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.55% ($39,138)
from Huron County, MI  0.43% ($34,176)
from Tuscola County, MI  0.38% ($36,475)
from Oakland County, MI  0.28% ($43,333)
from Wayne County, MI  0.14% ($58,261)


5.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.29% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($29,735 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($6,620 average AGI)
Sanilac County:

1.04%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, MI  1.22% ($36,026 average AGI)
to Lapeer County, MI  0.50% ($38,975)
to Macomb County, MI  0.49% ($40,641)
to Tuscola County, MI  0.48% ($35,079)
to Huron County, MI  0.33% ($32,189)
to Oakland County, MI  0.30% ($37,255)
to Wayne County, MI  0.14% ($42,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Sanilac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Sanilac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sanilac County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sanilac County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,518 (7,179 aged, 1,339 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 592 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Sanilac County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (743)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (637)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (453)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (333)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (241)
  • Congestive heart failure (230)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (193)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (180)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (155)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (151)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,687
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 292
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,040

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,037
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,124
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,983
  • In family households: 34,135 (5,893 male householders, 5,246 female householders)
    9,063 spouses, 11,470 children (10,648 natural, 286 adopted, 537 stepchildren), 757 grandchildren, 205 brothers or sisters, 277 parents, 407 other relatives, 850 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,246 (2,915 male householders (2,388 living alone)), 3,120 female householders (2,699 living alone)), 1,212 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 591

Size of family households: 6,257 2-persons, 2,016 3-persons, 1,672 4-persons, 726 5-persons, 285 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,086 1-person, 829 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

6,025 married couples with children.
2,021 single-parent households (549 men, 1,472 women).

95.1% of residents of Sanilac speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $247,947,000 ($5,531 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,583,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $111,919,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,659,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,406,000
Federal grants: $43,431,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,196,000 ($9,416,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,337,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,685,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,094,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,482,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,798
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,359
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -185
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sanilac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.79 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 922014 or later
  • 2182010 to 2013
  • 2,0052000 to 2009
  • 3,5061990 to 1999
  • 2,1571980 to 1989
  • 3,6761970 to 1979
  • 2,1471960 to 1969
  • 2,4941950 to 1959
  • 1,6981940 to 1949
  • 4,9231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 101 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 1563 rooms
  • 1,1654 rooms
  • 2,6605 rooms
  • 3,0276 rooms
  • 2,6577 rooms
  • 1,7698 rooms
  • 2,1669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 431 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 6863 rooms
  • 7674 rooms
  • 6725 rooms
  • 5366 rooms
  • 3207 rooms
  • 2388 rooms
  • 1669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 17no bedroom
  • 3651 bedroom
  • 2,8652 bedrooms
  • 7,4633 bedrooms
  • 2,2174 bedrooms
  • 7065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanilac County, Michigan
  • 46no bedroom
  • 8401 bedroom
  • 1,3282 bedrooms
  • 1,0063 bedrooms
  • 2194 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 510no vehicle
  • 3,7301 vehicle
  • 5,8412 vehicles
  • 2,4543 vehicles
  • 8104 vehicles
  • 3635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanilac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 448no vehicle
  • 1,8051 vehicle
  • 1,0172 vehicles
  • 2343 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

90.7% of Sanilac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Michigan.

Sanilac County:

90.7%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,350
  • Other state: 3,508
  • Northeast: 533
  • Midwest: 1,381
  • South: 1,126
  • West: 466
Year householders moved into unit in Sanilac County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sanilac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Wood
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 357
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 103
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 196
Here:

17.8%
Michigan:

15.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Sanilac County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,964,000
    Regular Highways: $1,261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,331,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,024,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,162,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $21,282,000
    Regular Highways: $12,554,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,114,000
    Police Protection: $4,861,000
    General - Other: $3,027,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,942,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $711,000
    Central Staff Services: $562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $380,000
    Libraries: $270,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $227,000
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $511,000
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,262,000
    Highways: $1,827,000
    Other: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,378,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,435,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,792,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,373,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $933,000
    General Revenue - Other: $729,000
    Interest Earnings: $399,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $442,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,872,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,835,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,649,000
    Highways: $5,159,000
    Other: $3,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,165,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    General Local Government Support: $700,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,259,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $291,000
    Other License: $262,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,687,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $497,000

Sanilac County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,964,000
    Regular Highways: $1,261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,331,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,024,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,162,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $21,282,000
    Regular Highways: $12,554,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,114,000
    Police Protection: $4,861,000
    General - Other: $3,027,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,942,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $711,000
    Central Staff Services: $562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $380,000
    Libraries: $270,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $227,000
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $511,000
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,262,000
    Highways: $1,827,000
    Other: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,378,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,435,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,792,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,373,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $933,000
    General Revenue - Other: $729,000
    Interest Earnings: $399,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $442,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,872,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,835,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,649,000
    Highways: $5,159,000
    Other: $3,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,165,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    General Local Government Support: $700,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,259,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $291,000
    Other License: $262,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,687,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $497,000

Sanilac County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,964,000
    Regular Highways: $1,261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,331,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,024,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,162,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $21,282,000
    Regular Highways: $12,554,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,114,000
    Police Protection: $4,861,000
    General - Other: $3,027,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,942,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $711,000
    Central Staff Services: $562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $380,000
    Libraries: $270,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $227,000
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $511,000
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,262,000
    Highways: $1,827,000
    Other: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,378,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,435,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,792,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,373,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $933,000
    General Revenue - Other: $729,000
    Interest Earnings: $399,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $442,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,872,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,835,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,649,000
    Highways: $5,159,000
    Other: $3,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,165,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    General Local Government Support: $700,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,259,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $291,000
    Other License: $262,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,687,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $497,000

Sanilac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,964,000
    Regular Highways: $1,261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,331,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,024,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,162,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $21,282,000
    Regular Highways: $12,554,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,114,000
    Police Protection: $4,861,000
    General - Other: $3,027,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,942,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $711,000
    Central Staff Services: $562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $380,000
    Libraries: $270,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $227,000
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $514,000
    Health and Hospitals: $511,000
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,262,000
    Highways: $1,827,000
    Other: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,378,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,435,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,792,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,373,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $643,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $933,000
    General Revenue - Other: $729,000
    Interest Earnings: $399,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $442,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,872,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,835,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,649,000
    Highways: $5,159,000
    Other: $3,467,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,165,000
    Transit Utilities: $714,000
    General Local Government Support: $700,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,259,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $291,000
    Other License: $262,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,687,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $497,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 814
  • Number of aged recipients: 40
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 774
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 585
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 122
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 334
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 363
Most common first names in Sanilac County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John39576.8 years
William33776.5 years
Mary28979.6 years
Robert25371.2 years
George19876.6 years
Charles17675.3 years
James17573.3 years
Joseph16876.5 years
Helen14979.7 years
Frank14576.4 years
Most common last names in Sanilac County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14676.0 years
Miller8476.6 years
Brown7379.5 years
Davis5276.2 years
Campbell4781.0 years
Jones4373.6 years
Williams4277.6 years
Walker4278.3 years
Scott4177.5 years
Thompson4078.1 years
Businesses in Sanilac County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King2McDonald's4
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
FedEx1Rite Aid2
Ford1Sears1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block3U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
Kmart1Walmart1

Sanilac County on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"